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    Messages on back off vans

    At the lights On a beaten up old van with two young lads in an open top car ichin to get to the front "Not young enough to know everything"
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    Oh really ? - New Fines for Motorists

    The simple fact is "Whats in it for the Police" eg how many brownie points do they get Murder - every copper is there - full brownie points Dented car -my dear old Mum's house broken into - NO points Don't blame the Police -its the goverment putting a points count on it Told this by a...
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    Messages on back off vans

    Just seen this one No pork pies stored in this van overnight Get your own chips :0)
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    Happy Days & the Fun side of driving

    There's me driving my newly aquired old Ford Anglia.My girlfriend in the Passenger seat and the sun was shining. Getting onto the motorway I stopped on the slip road hardshoulder and the Girlfriend climbed into the driving seat and off we went. Within 1/2 mile we were stopped by a motorway...
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    Years ago had an old Ford Pop 100e

    What happened to the signs "RUNNING IN PLEASE PASS" :thumb:
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    Years ago had an old Ford Pop 100e

    Vacuum operated wipers ! Happy Memories
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    Years ago had an old Ford Pop 100e

    Years ago had an old ford pop 100e Head gasket went, still got me home 98 miles later Side valve engine, so simple to repair, 8 bolts , job done (after a clean) Brakes, doddle to replace Starter end worm gear to replace- piece of cake Piston blew its top off - to replace - a doddle...
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    Is there a requirement for this service here

    Could make them out of bar stock but they would not be as durable or strong as cast
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    This steering noise is driving me potty

    I think you are right Grober Did everyending circles in a large car park Is the pump working normal or is it on its way out Thanks again Grober
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    Is there a requirement for this service here

    They look like casts that are then machined (might be wrong) I can only do things from bar stock You need to buy in their hundreds to make casts economical
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    Is the only option to go for a newer C class with my 2K :0) Cheers Guys
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    Is there a requirement for this service here

    I am in south manchester I cannot do anything that takes stress as it has to be hardened and tempered to a certain specification which I do not have the facilities
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    Sorry C180 looks like you will have to put up with me for another few years :0)
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    Is there a requirement for this service here

    I have a small workshop with all types of machinery, lathes, miller, engraver etc etc Next door there is printer that has an American machine that is quite old. The spares are expensive from America. He shows me a part that has failed and I make it on my machines. I get in return free printing...
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    Yep its the W220 I looked at Many thanks guys
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    Excuse my lack of knowledge Whats the difference between W140 & W220 Itrs just that I like the car
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    So its better the devil you know Isn't T reg 1999 :0)
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    Seen a nice T reg S class

    Thinks its time for a change from my fault increasing C180 Is there anything I should look out for in a T reg S class 130,000 miles Is it expensive to run 3.2 engine I like the big boot :0) I am use to a C180 Your advice much appreciated
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    Best way to "glue" cast iron

    I am in south Manchester, a bit far, thanks for the offer
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    This steering noise is driving me potty

    I must pick the wrong ones :-)
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